The America Occupational Therapy Association, Inc (AOTA) is the national profession association established in 1917 to represent the interests and concerns of occupational therapy practitioners and students of occupational therapy to improve the quality of services.
The American Physical Therapy Association, (APTA ) mission is to build a community that advances the profession of physical therapy to improve the health of society.
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 211,000 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.
Skills such as taking a first step, smiling for the first time, and waving "bye bye" are called developmental milestones. Click on the link above to view the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's list of developmental milestones.
Family TIES is the Nevada Family-to-Family Health Information Center: a family run non-profit organization that provides information, education, training, outreach, and peer) support at no cost to families of children and youth with special needs and the professionals who serve them.
Nevada Early Intervention Services (NEIS) programs are available to families with children under the age of three who meet Nevada's eligibility requirements. Early Intervention services are provided in natural environments, including home, playgroup and community settings.
The Child Find Project is a Clark County School District service designed to identify and evaluate the educational needs of children ages 3 through 21 suspected of having a disability or delay and not currently enrolled in the District. Parents or guardians may initiate a free evaluation of their child by calling the Child Find Project office.
Pathways.org empowers parents and health professionals with FREE tools and resources to maximize a child’s motor, sensory, and communication development.
Families for Effective Autism Treatment, Inc. (FEAT) is a non-profit organization of parents and professionals, designed to help families with children who have received the diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Autism Treatment Assistance Program (ATAP) was created to assist parents and caregivers with the expensive cost of providing Autism-specific treatments to their child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
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